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Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste

...low-up actions on their markets. The issue became prominent in late May, when Chinese toothpaste containing DEG was found in Panama, the Dominican Republic and subsequently in other American countries. Reportedly, a Chinese chemical maker had sold the industrial-grade chemical as glycerine, which is often u...

Americas Best Hospital Reduced Heart Attack Rates

...round information in the article. Despite their prominent role in the public arena, the ability of the U.S. News & World Report rankings to identify hospitals with excellent survival rates for common cardiovascular conditions is not known. Oliver J. Wang, M.D., of Yale University School of Medicine, New H...

Orthodontic Treatment is Better During Adolescence

Having prominent front teeth is a potentially harmful problem. If it occurs at a young age (7 to 11 years old) then the orthodontist has to decide whether to treat immediately and then again when the child is older (12 to 16 years old), or wait until the child is a ...

India Grapples With First Bill to Stop Workplace Sex Harassment

...n suffering for decades," said Jaya Arunachalam, a prominent Indian feminist. But she added that "89 percent of 270 million workers in the unorganised sector are women who have no protection at all from exploitation and sexual oppression." The draft only covers factories, hotels, airlines, textile mills, p...

Indian Government at the Crossroads in Implementing Anti-smoking

...government said Friday it will soon introduce more prominent health warnings on cigarette packets but confessed...en struggling to enforce 2003 legislation for more prominent health messages. The 2003 anti-smoking law also bans mass media advertising of tobacco products, e...

Diabetes Drug to Carry 'black Box' Warning of Congestive Heart Failure Risk

...e diabetes drug Avandia will soon start carrying a prominent "black box" warning about the risk of congestive heart failure . Some of the experts, who have been reviewing the drug for the FDA, feel that the delay in implementation is an example of industry versus science, where the latter has been a loser. ...

Brazil Government New Health Offer

...pearances in ads for Brahma beer. Dora Kramer, a prominent columnist for the conservative Estado de S.Paulo, newspaper gave Temporao her seal of approval and called him an asset to the Lula government. "It's a relief to see and hear the new health minister," she wrote. "He speaks about what concerns him, ...

Children With Chronic Illness Die in Hospitals

...referable to dying in a hospital, said Feudtner, a prominent advocate for improving quality of care for children with life-limiting conditions. We want each family to be able to make care decisions based on their own values, wishes and preferences, and medical professionals should collaborate with patients a...

Chilean President's Cousin Successfully Tests Allergy 'Knockout' Technique on Mice

... protein on mast cells, termed CD300a, which has a prominent negative effect on mast cell activity, virtually shutting down the cell from unleashing allergic responses. The identified protein receptor is widely found throughout the immune system and, just like steroids, targeting it could result in undesire...

Benoits Son Suffered from Fragile X Syndrome, a Rare Mental Disability

...rged external genitalia (macroorchidism), large or prominent ears, hyperactivity, delayed motor development and/or poor sensory skills are among the wide range of symptoms associated with this disorder. Winthrope, whose son also suffers from the condition, told the Canadian radio News 1130 that her husband h...

Higher Intake of Calcium and Vitamin D Linked With Brain Lesions in Older People

...ain lesions? This new study points the finger to a prominent component of dairy - namely calcium - and the Vitamin D that is found in many dairy products and vitamin D-fortified foods. In addition to its well-known function in bone health, calcium is important to the functioning of nerve and muscle cells. Bu...

Risk of Traumatic Workplace Injury Increased by Obesity

...jury prevention and control should target the most prominent and modifiable risk factors, but we cannot neglect the fact that our study and other recently published studies support an association between BMI and the risk, distribution and prevalence of workplace injury," Pollack said. The findings of the stu...

Americans Get Least Value For Money In Healthcare

...iption medication. Healthcare is likely to be a prominent issue in the 2008 US presidential elections with various candidates already promising to tackle rising costs and the burden placed on big business to provide health insurance. Per-capita health spending in the United States in 2004 was $6,102, twic...

DiCaprio Bites Back Over Eco 'Hypocrisy'

...at he was irritated with the media for going after prominent environmentalists such as former US vice-president Al Gore (whose own film on global warming An Inconvenient Truth picked up an Oscar this year) for supposed inconsistency in their private lives. "We're all trying the best we can, truly, we really ...

Obese People More Prone to Severe Persistent Asthma

... shows the link between asthma and obesity is more prominent in women. "A big part of that is simply that 70% of the study subjects were women. We did find a statistically significant association between obesity and asthma severity in men, too," he said. Researchers conclude that while it's not known for ...

Delivering Baby, the Natural Way.

...ied partner, friend or husband. One of its most prominent supporters, Laura Shanley, an author on childbirth, is now mother to four children - all of whom were born at home without the help of doctors or midwives. Shanley says that birth is only problematic because of three main factors - poverty, interv...

Jolies Slimmer Arms Shows Her Prominent Veins

The prominent veins on the arms of the very slimmed down actress Angelina Jolies makes her veins stand out on her very skinny arms. The skinny and veiny appearance of the arms forced an American magazine to doctor her photograph before publishing it. Accordi...

Cure for Reading Glasses?

...fe: "death and taxes." Joseph Dello Russo, M.D., a prominent LASIK surgeon would suggest another: the need for ...re disposable income." Dello Russo, who played a prominent role in the clinical trials as a former FDA researcher by helping to develop and improve the laser s...

Cancer Experts Received Threats for Opposing Controversial Drug

Two prominent cancer experts receive e-mail and other forms of threats for opposing the drug Provenge meant for treating prostate cancer. Cancer survivors and advocates however, hold a demonstration on Saturday to urge the FDA to approve the drug. Controversy su...

Stay Young by Practicing Zen Meditation

...c decline between meditators and controls was most prominent in the putamen, a basal ganglia structure that has been implicated in attentional processing in general and attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in particular. These findings suggest that the regular practice of meditation may have n...

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